10th Class Jazz Poem Two English Notes Question Answer

10th Class English Jazz Poem Two Notes Question Answer Summery Mcq Extract Pdf in Kannada Medium 10th English 5th Poem Notes Pdf, Kseeb Solution For Class 10 English 5th Poem Notes

I. Multiple questions:

1.“ …… his run-down shoes have paper in them”. This suggests the Jazz player ………

a. had come running

b. was poor

c. was a good sportsman

d. kept his notes in his shoes

2. “ ………… his wrinkled old face so, Full of the weariness of living” These lines shows that the Jazz
player was ……….

a. an old man full of life

b. old but cheerful

c. an old man tired of living

d. tired of his wrinkles

3. The musical instrument mentioned in the poem ‘Jazz Poem Two’ is ………..

a. flute

b. table

c. saxophone

d. Sitar

4. “ ……….. he is no longer a man, no not even a Black man”. What else is he? ….

a. a preacher

b. a bird

c. a white man

d. an ancient mariner

5. “ …………. now preaching it with words of screaming notes and chords”. These lines suggests that the
Jazz player ……………

a. was shouting very loudly

b. had an old Saxophone

c. wanted to be louder than other players

d. wanted to convey a message through his music

6. “There he stands, see? Like a black Ancient Mariner …….. “ Name the figure of speech in the above
sentence ……………..

a. personification

b. simile

c. metaphor

d. paradox

II. Answer the following questions in a word/phrase or a sentence each:

1. What is Jazz player is compared to in the two lines of the poem?

Ans: Jazz player compared to a black Ancient Mariner

2. Why do you think the Jazz player keeps his head down?

Ans: Jazz player keeps his head down because his life his full of wearies.

3. What does each wrinkle on the Jazz players face show?

Ans: Each Wrinkle on the face of the Jazz player’s face shows pain

4. Why do you think the Jazz player has been sent here?

Ans: Jazz player has been sent here to spread the message of God.

5. What is the Jazz player supposed to be when he plays music?

Ans: Jazz player is supposed to be a bird when he plays music.

6. What did the Jazz player have in his shoes?

Ans: The Jazz player had paper in his shoes.

III. jazz poem two questions and answers Pdf

1. Give a short description of the Jazz player

Ans: The Jazz player has wrinkled old face. He is unshaven and has a tired look. He wears a faded
blue shirt, old necktie and jacket. His shoes too are old and worn out.

2. Why do you think the Jazz player keeps her head down?

Ans: The Jazz player is a poor, old man. He has led a hard life. He is tired and keeps his head down.

3. The word ‘old’ has been repeated several times in the first two stanzas.

Ans: Everything about the man is old his face, his clothes and his shoes. He appears to be a pathetic
figure.

4. What message does the Jazz player want to convey?

Ans: The Jazz player wants to convey to the world that he is Black man who can draw people
towards him through his music.

5. How does the Jazz player change as he plays on the saxophone?

Ans.: As the Jazz player starts to play on the Saxophone he is no longer an old Black man. He
produces wonderful music and appears to be like a bird flying higher and higher.

6. How has the Jazz player held his instrument?

Ans.: The Jazz player has held his instrument across his chest. It is supported by a wire coat hanger
from his neck.

7. ‘He is no longer a man’ says the poet. Who else is he supposed to be if he is no longer a man?

Ans.: The Jazz player forgets everything when he plays the music to preach the world. At that
moment he feels like a bird which gathers his wings and flies higher and higher.

IV Answer the following in 8-10 sentences each.

1.Write the substance of the poem ‘Jazz Poem Two’.

Ans: An old Jazz musician is standing like a Black Ancient mariner. His old face is wrinkled and
weary. His faded blue shirt has turned dark with sweat. Blue shirt has turned dark with sweat. His
stomach is hanging loosely. His jacket is worn out and his necktie is undone and dropping loosely
over the jacket. His shoes are torn and are stuffed with paper to cover the holes. His rough unshaven
face shows pain. He stands alone head down, eyes closed and ears perked. An old saxophone hangs
across his chest supported from his neck by a wire coat hanger. He gently lifts the saxophone to the
parted lips. But once he starts playing music he is no longer a Black man but a bird which gathers his
wings and flies high and higher. He seems to be spreading the message of God through his music.

2. Describe the physical appearance of Jazz? What special skill did he have?

Ans: The Jazz player has a rough unshaven face and sagging stomach. He wears a faded blue shirt, a
loose necktie and an old jacket. His shoes are run down. Across his chest is an old alto saxophone
supported from his neck by a wire coat hanger. The Jazz player at first has a weary expression on his
face. He keeps his head down and appears lifeless. When it is his turn to play, he lifts the saxophone
to his lips; suddenly he is filled with a new life. He is no longer an ordinary may. He is like a bird
flying higher and higher, totally lost in the beautiful music he produces.

10th jazz poem two summary :

The poem ‘Jazz Poem Two’ written by Carl Wendall Hines, Jr. in this poem an old
Jazz musician is standing like a Black Ancient mariner. His old face is wrinkled and weary. His
faded blue shirt has turned dark with sweat.. His stomach is hanging loosely. His jacket is torn out
and his necktie is undone and dropping loosely over the jacket. His shoes are torn and are stuffed
with paper to cover the holes. His rough unshaven face shows pain. He stands alone head down, eyes
closed and ears perked. An old saxophone hangs across his chest supported from his neck by a wire
coat hanger. He gently lifts the saxophone to the parted lips. But once he starts playing music he is
no longer a Black man but a bird which gathers his wings and flies high and higher. He seems to be
spreading the message of God through his music.

FAQ

1. Why do you think the Jazz player has been sent here?

Ans: The Jazz player wants to convey to the world that he is Black man who can draw people
towards him through his music.

2. Why do you think the Jazz player keeps her head down?

Ans: The Jazz player is a poor, old man. He has led a hard life. He is tired and keeps his head down.

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